Plan 1152C - The Humboldt - Modern Farmhouse Design, Beautiful Outdoor Spaces!
2 Car Tandem Garage
Main Floor Plan
Add Bonus Room : $216.0
Add a 308 Sq.Ft. Bonus Room over garage as depicted. Stairs located in foyer behind kitchen.
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A Walk Through The Humboldt
Those of you who are looking for small contemporary homes with modern farmhouse styling will enjoy everything that the Humboldt has to offer. It all starts with a beautiful outdoor living space to the rear of the house. Here, a built-in barbecue will keep you grilling all summer long, and access to the kitchen through the dining area makes entertaining easy. Plus, the outdoor living space is covered, so guests will be shady and cool even on the hottest summer days.
From there, you can move the party into the vaulted great room. Wide windows make this space a year-round attraction. Enjoy greenery in the summer, and in the winter, to the warmth of a fire crackling in the fireplace, you can wrap up in blankets and watch the snow blanket the fields and forest behind your home.
Even though the Humbolt is economical on space, it gives you plenty of modern amenities to make life easy. From the garage, you’ll have access to a small mudroom where you can kick off boots and hang up jackets. The pantry and kitchen are only a few steps deeper into the home, which will make unloading groceries after a long day at work less of a choice. Because this home is a single-level home, the laundry area is on the same floor as the bedrooms—no more hauling heavy laundry baskets up and down the steps!
And there is plenty of room for the family, too. The master suite will lavish you in comfort. Here, vaulted ceilings enhance the sense of space, and a private bath with a walk-in shower and a tub give you a place to unwind and ease the stresses of the day. There is also a walk-in closet complete with shelving, so your clothes and accessories will be ready and waiting on those busy weekday mornings.
Elsewhere in the home, two bedrooms are ideally suited to children. Both feature their own closet space, and there is a bathroom for these two bedrooms so that the kids have a place to get ready in the mornings, too.
Main Floor1878 SqFt
Total Area1878 SqFt
Beds and Baths
Height (to Midpt)19'-9"
Garage Bays2 Car Tandem Garage
Garage Area682 SqFt
Roof MaterialShake/Comp Roof
Wall Framing2 x 6
Main Roof Pitch8/12
This home features in our Farmhouse plans collection. Farmhouse is a general term for the main house of a farm. It is a type of building or house which serves a residential purpose in a rural or agricultural setting. Most often, the surrounding environment will be a farm. Many farm houses are shaped like a T. The perpendicular section is referred to as the ell. Architectural styles vary, but very often they are of Cape Cod design. In general styles vary from region to region, but more often the style is simplistic so to serve the needs (and the budget) of the owners.
Modern farmhouse style homes are a type of architectural design that combines traditional farmhouse elements with modern design elements. These homes often have a warm and cozy feel, and are designed to be functional and welcoming.
Our Ranch style house plan collection comprises single level homes with elongated elevations that suit placement on acreage or suburban lots, and the easy living open floorplans are ideal for families with both young and aging family members. The homes you'll see in this collection typically have a rectangular or L-shaped footprint, and low-pitched roof. They are ideal for placement of photovoltaics! Take a look and tell us what you think.
This plan is based upon another design - 1152
- Added 81 SqFt to finished area
- Overall Width increased 2ft.
- Overall Depth increased 2ft.
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